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Anonymity protocols as noisy channels

By Konstantinos Chatzikokolakis, Catuscia Palamidessi and Prakash Panangaden

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Abstract. We propose a framework in which anonymity protocols are interpreted as particular kinds of channels, and the degree of anonymity provided by the protocol as the converse of the channel’s capacity. We also investigate how the adversary can test the system to try to infer the user’s identity, and we study how his probability of success depends on the characteristics of the channel. We then illustrate how various notions of anonymity can be expressed in this framework, and show the relation with some definitions of probabilistic anonymity in literature.

Publisher: Springer
Year: 2006
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